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Introduction to Pathology

Code 14321
Year 3
Semester A1
ECTS Credits 16
Workload OT(96H)/S(121H)/TP(14H)
Scientific area Biopathological Sciences
Entry requirements None in particular. General rules apply
Learning outcomes To analyze the main aspects of pharmacology, microbiology and pathology as well as the main aspects and applications of nuclear medicine and imaging and pathology laboratory
To analyze the symptomatology and pathophysiology of gastrointestinal, renal, hematological, cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, osteo-articular, endocrine and metabolic systems
At the end of this course the student should be able:
To apply knowledge Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, pathophysiology and clinical symptomatology in clinical approach to patients
To know the most common clinical syndromes
To identify the main aspects of Nuclear Medicine and Imaging, and laboratory, and must have acquired the competence level of the skills and attitudes of the LAC program for the 3rd year.
To collect and draw up a clinical history and examination and address the syndromatic diagnosis
To demonstrate competencies of professionalism
Syllabus Reversible and irreversible cell injury; acute and chronic inflammatory reaction: neoplasia; vascular pathology.
General principles of action of drugs. Pharmacology of the Nervous System-Peripheral, Autonomic and Central. Pharmacology of inflammation, pain and local anesthesia, gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases. Drugs used in renal, cardiovascular and blood system. Pharmacology associated with endocrine and metabolic diseases. General principles of action of antibiotics, antiviral, antifungal, anticancer and immunomodulatory drugs.
Key aspects of semiotics and pathophysiology cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, hematologic, neurologic, endocrine-metabolic, osteo-articular.
Main aspects of surgical semiotics.
Diagnosis in microbiology, characteristics of positive and negative cocci, gram negative bacilli, aerobic and anaerobic bacteria, virology, mycology and parasitology.
Main Bibliography Robbins Basic Pathology, 9ª edição, Elsevier Saunders. Wheater's Basic Histopathology, 5ª edição, Churchill Livingstone. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Professional Edition, 8ª edição, Saunders Elsevier (livro de consulta). Pharmacology. Rang H.P.; Dale M. M.; Ritter J. M. 4ª Edit., Churchill Livingstone 1999. Clinical Radiology: The essentials, 3rd edition, Daffner, Richard H Daffner, Richard H Publisher: Lipincott Williams & Wilkins, Pub. Date: February 2007 Sisinio de Castro - Manual de Patologia General, 7ª Ed, José Luis Arellano, 2013, Masson Semiologia Médica. Principios, métodos e interpretação, J.L.Ducla Soares, 2007, Lidel Forbes, Betty A., Bailey & Scott''s Diagnostic Microbiology, 11th ed., St. Louis MosBy ,2002 Patrick Murray, Medical Microbiology, 4th ed. St. LouisMosBy ,2002
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-07-29

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